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Contradictions in PM statements on Panama papers: Imran


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said Nawaz Sharif said on the floor of National Assembly that he possessed all the documents without knowing that he is going to be held accountable in Supreme Court of Pakistan. Talking to media, he said, “Different are the …

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Dar’s confession can be used against PM: SC


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The NAB claimed before the Supreme Court yesterday in Panamagate case that Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was the prosecution witness in the Rs1.2 billion Hudaibiya scam case against the Sharif family. Presenting his arguments before a five-judge bench, Dar’s counsel Shahid Hamid asserted that his client …

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Muhammad Zubair new Governor Sindh


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Privatisation Commission Chairman Muhammad Zubair has been appointed as new governor of Sindh. The PML-N leader confirmed to a private TV channel that he would take charge of the post left vacant by the demise of Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui earlier this month. President Mamnoon Hussain have signed …

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6 martyred in firing at Canada mosque


‘TERROR ATTACK ON MUSLIMS’: PM TRUDEAU  QUEBEC CITY: The police said yesterday that six people are dead and eight were wounded after shots were fired inside a mosque on late Sunday night during evening prayers. Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Christine Coulombe said the victims range in age from 35 to …

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90 shops gutted in Leepa valley


FIRE WREAKS HAVOC IN AJK From Our Correspondent MUZAFFARABAD: A fire destroyed over 90 shops, houses, vehicles and a food depot in a commercial area in the Leepa valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), officials and residents said yesterday. Leepa is located east of Muzaffarabad, the capital city of …

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UNESCO to add 8 Pak sites in heritage list


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) accepted Pakistan’s recommendation to include eight Pakistani sites in its list of World Heritage Sites. The eight sites suggested by Pakistan were Cholistan’s Derawar Fort, Hingol Cultural Landscape in Balochistan, Nagarparkar Cultural Landscape in Sindh, Central Karakoram …

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29th South Asian Network Operators meeting ends

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The closing ceremony of the week-long 29th South Asian Network Operators Group meeting, jointly organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), was held at HEC Secretariat here yesterday. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training was the chief guest. …

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Woman burnt to death in Mansehra

Mansehra: A woman was burnt to death at her home in Chitta Batta area of Mansehra yesterday. Unknown men tied a 32-year-old woman, Aneela, with a bed and then torched her to death. Police have registered the case against unknown men on the request of her father. The woman lived …

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Seafood export increase by 10.32 pc in six months


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Fish and fish preparations worth of $183.451 million exported from the country during first half of current financial year as against the exports $166.286 million of the corresponding period of last year. Seafood exports from the country during the period from July-December, 2016-17 witnessed 10.32 percent …

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